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Looking for Change?

There’s two lessons I’ve recently learned that are so good, I had to share. I recently read the following in a devotion through YouVersion. It’s called, “Reset Your Mind, Overhauling Toxic Thoughts.” Here are the words that struck my heartstrings…. “Maybe you’re still focused on the broken and damaged thoughts you’ve been thinking for years. […]

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Goals

I remember watching my three sons shoot hoops almost every day when they were growing up. Often times I would catch one of them outside alone, aiming for the net – over and over. Our oldest loved going for the 3 pointers. One son loved to take on the challenge of dribbling past a sibling […]

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Looking forward to next season

{Before you read the following, please know it was all inspired from a good friend’s post on FB. He didn’t talk about sports, however, he focused on the following scripture and how what we are going through won’t last forever. I would never want to take credit for something that isn’t totally mine. Thank you, […]

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What Are You Missing?

Do you sit back after experiencing a frustrating day and think, ‘Man, I’m glad that’s over! I need something to drink or eat. Stat!’, or do you analyze it to try to figure out why it happened and how it taught you something? I’m a little of both. I had one of those frustrating days. […]

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Why I Walk

Several years ago I had knee surgery. Nothing major, but I quickly realized that I needed to do something to stretch it and strengthen it – so I started walking. First, I made it to the end of our neighborhood. That was a mile. It felt so good when there was improvement so  I continued […]

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There Will Be a Day

    Imagine you are in your car – on your way to a relative’s house for Christmas. As you drive away from your home, you let out a long sigh as you think about everything you had to do before you left. You  had to get someone to watch your pets. Naturally, it wasn’t […]

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Oh My Soul

“I can’t remember exactly the first time your soul whispered to mine, but I know you woke it, and it has never slept since.” – JmStorm   First love. When a child wraps their arms around your neck. When a complete stranger tells you their story. When you and a friend shed tears after losing […]

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I Lied — I’m Lying. Why? Why Not.

I remember the day when I believed ……almost anything. I trusted so many people. I was…..SO gullible. I was that girl who always looked for the best in others. Never understood why others would be so quick to judge. All of that changed when experience painted a different picture. After teaching children for several years, […]

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Answers to Tough Questions

The thought of death can be a scary thing. Even though we think we know what to expect when a loved one is at the end of their journey, I’ve learned that we are never prepared to say goodbye. I bought a book called God Gave Us Easter, by Lisa Tawn Bergen, for my granddaughter for […]

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Never Give Up

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” 1 Corinthians 9:24 This morning, one of our lay pastors preached.  When I heard that our minister was gone, I admit that I was a little bummed.  When […]

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